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1. underwear

noun. ['ˈʌndɝˌwɛr'] undergarment worn next to the skin and under the outer garments.

Synonyms

  • BVD
  • undergarment
  • intimate apparel
  • BVD's
  • unmentionable
  • underclothing
  • long johns
  • underclothes
  • lingerie

Antonyms

  • permissible
  • aba
  • coat
  • izar

Etymology

  • under- (English)
  • wear (English)
  • weren (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Underwear

  • neckwear

How do you spell underwear? Is it underware ?

A common misspelling of underwear is underware

Example sentences of the word underwear


1. Adjective
Never wear dark or brightly colored underwear underneath white pants, because the color will show through.

2. Noun, singular or mass
There’s nothing like putting on a nice pair of clean underwear after sex.

Quotes containing the word underwear


1. I don't believe in the after life, although I am bringing a change of underwear.
- Woody Allen

2. Well, don't expect us to be too impressed. We just saw Finnick Odair in his underwear.
- Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay

3. Finnick?"I say, "Maybe some pants?"He looks down at his legs as if noticing his outfit for the first time. Then he whips off his hospital gown leaving him in just his underwear. "Why? Do you find this"-- he strikes a ridiculously provocative pose -- "distracting?"I laugh. Boggs looks embarrassed and Finnick looks more like the guy I met at the Quarter Quell
- Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay

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